Erica joined Pala in 2014 and has worked across Pala’s private equity, structured finance, and liquid investment strategies. She has been closely involved in the execution of several transactions, including Pala’s investment in Image Resources and the sale of Sierra Rutile to Iluka Resources. Erica has also supported various Pala portfolio companies on strategic, financial and corporate projects. Within Pala’s liquid investment strategy, she has led equity and commodity analysis for Pala's Scaled Portfolio, which holds high-conviction, fundamentals-based positions.
Prior to Pala, Erica worked with RBC Capital Markets’ investment banking team in Toronto, Canada. At RBC, she was involved in supporting clients across the global metals and mining sector, advising on M&A and capital markets transactions as well as various strategic initiatives.
Erica holds a BSc in Geological Engineering from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada.